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Rainy Hall, Mound Place, Edinburgh

  • Customer: University of Edinburgh
  • Architect: Consarc Design Group
  • Value: £1,037,000

Rainy Hall is a successful University of Edinburgh repeat business project following completion of the New College works nearby and provided significant heritage works experience and training for our joiner apprentices.

Old College South Bridge Edinburgh Construction Works
Stonemasons Scotland

Conservation works included a new Main Hall Floor and demountable stage; extensive wall panel repairs and decoration; specialist ceiling cleaning and decoration (including coordination with a specialist art conservator); picture hanging; lighting; AV; heating repairs and ventilation upgrade. New internal works comprised alterations to doors and lobbies; removal of a structural Kitchen-Store wall; new commercial kitchen installation and a platform lift.

Old College South Bridge Edinburgh Construction Works
Old College South Bridge Edinburgh Construction Works
The Hall is a significant attraction as JK Rowling’s inspiration for the enchanted ceiling Dining Hall at Hogwarts School in the Harry Potter books and films. Absolute protection of the existing valued fabric was therefore essential and managed without incident.